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WETA
Aug 21, 2009 5:30pm EDT
, suspicious of its relatiship wi india, and most of all feels thathis constructive engagement is likelyo end, once pakistan cees to be of strategic use to america all political groups he asked the u.s. to use soft per and onomic growth to resolve the intractable confct that contues to spread through this region. anitmcnaught, al jazeera in islamabad, paktan. >> if yowant to get a sense what american diplomats woing in pakistaare sometimes up agnst, consider this account we came across earlier ts week in "the new yo times." it desibes a recent meeting between the obama adnistration's new under secretary of state forublic diplomy and public affairs, that's judith mchale, and a pakistani journali. accoing to the "times," she told him howmerica wants to ild bridges to the muslim world. his response, quotin should know that we hate a amerans. from the bottom of o souls, we te you." >>> and now to o weekly roundtab. our look back at some of t week's mosimportant international newstories. tonight 'll discuss. the esidential election in afghanisn. can it be considered success? what comes next? the o
PBS
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
relationship with india, and most of all feels that this constructive engagement is likely to end, once pakistan ceases to be of strategic use to america. all political groups here asked the u.s. to use soft power and economic growth to resolve the intractable conflict that continues to spread through this region. anita mcnaught, al jazeera in islamabad, pakistan. >> if you want to get a sense what american diplomats working in pakistan are sometimes up against, consider this account we came across earlier this week in "the new york times." it describes a recent meeting between the obama administration's new under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs, that's judith mchale, and a pakistani journalist. according to the "times," she told him how america wants to build bridges to the muslim world. his response, quotin should know that we hate all americans. from the bottom of our souls, we hate you." >>> and now to our weekly roundtable. our look back at some of the week's most important international news stories. tonight we'll discuss. the presidential election in af
CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 12:00am EDT
% that are not going to change overnight. the top three producers are brazil, india and pakistan where you have heavy weather conditions that are bringing down productions. bottom line is to finish food products. this is a big, big deal. got a huge impact on food prices for people at general mills, kelloggs. watch that in their costs for next quarter. right now, play it with czz down in brazil. they're priced at 13 to 14 cents a pound. it's now around 30. these guys are minting money. corn products international, cpo, this is corn sweeteners or alternatives to sugar. which are now getting a much bigger bid. this trade is not going to go away. this is not a case of a commodity trade that's gone through a bubble squeeze on speculation. this is a change in the dynamics of sugar. >> would you say czz is a buy right now? the run-up on that stock was scary. >> you'll get upgrades on earnings. they're priced off of sugars. that's half of where it's trading now. they've been trading that way for the last six to nine months. and also, they are specifically -- they're now a much levered play than they were las
CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 7:00pm EDT
%. but those markets, china, brazil, and india are up substantially more than that. so they have been the leaders in terms of investment performance. and when we start to see cracks in these markets, and i think we're going to continue to see some cracks, they're way ahead of themselves. >> okay. >> it's going to impact our market. >> don, you want to answer that? >> i think he's a little too pessimistic about this. it's going to be volatile. but it's a small market compared to ours. it's an important indicator of sentiment here. but it is not really a competitor for the kind of institutional investors that are dominant in our market or are dominant in japan or the european markets and not a good indicator for individual investors here either. >> okay. >> the way individual investors participate in china is in those chinese stocks that trade in america. >> okay. new topic. bob, housing data very strong today, what about the housing stocks? is that some place you're willing to go to? they've had tremendous runs, is it all priced in? >> i think most of it is priced in. we still have a w
CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 12:00pm EDT
news is bullish. we forget in the crude oil market, it's china and malaysia and india and indonesia and it's asia that is now the real demand change in the energy market. we are becoming less and less important. we might be the largest user, but the greatest increases and change and rate of change in demand is going to come from there. china we have to remember is the largest taker of every raw material in the world. chinese buy suggest taking it higher. we break out above 75 and can go to 80 quickly. >> at the same time we have all been watching china this week as a leader to the u.s. markets. whatever they did, we tend to mirror that. there is concerns about china and the recovery and the pace going on. at the same time can you make the case that it is china and asia driving the surge in oil and at the same time we are fretting about whether they will continue at the pace. >> china will continue at the pace and we are more concerned about whether the stock market was a bubble and does beijing want to try to keep that from getting too hot? is the chinese economy going to be more ab
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
in hindi and nobody who's college educated in india they have a serious condition that they can't afford to treat and being able to buy a ticket and come. that would be more of a phenomenal on the most educated with one very notable exception. maybe at the border there would be people who come across the border to get medical care. there are -- and that would be another example. there are about 400,000 births to say illegal immigrants in the united states each year comprising 1 out of every 10 births in the u.s. what percentage are people who arrive pregnant, women who cross the border or overstay a visa pregnant. it could be a large number, 20,000 and it could cost taxpayers millions and it certainly does but it's hard to get a handle on how big is that is potentially but as robert pointed out, that if you don't verify which is what this new bill considers, that could grow much larger than whatever it is now. >> i would consider the precedent for medical tourism to be quite strong indeed because we've already done this once as a nation or something very similar. in the 1980s and 1990s,
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2009 11:00pm EDT
and china, india and age of the most in escaping poverty even if it meant greater hardship to the middle class, the u.s. and europe. but if you look past nationality, what is wrong with helping the poorest in the world first? finally, always hold last is an explanation of the situation you don't completely understand an accusation that those who participated in our cost the crisis were somehow irrational or even stupid. i work with these folks on wall street for ten years and i can promise you there are many things-- they are many things that they are not stupid. similarily to blame the crisis on wall street by calling wall streeters greedy to me seems to miss the point. greed is what wall street does and has always done. there is no wall street without greed. why else would someone watch his life disappear as he watched a 19-inch computer screen only to grab a morsel or crumb of profit in try to get rich off of it. greed his been in our genes for hundreds of thousands of years. the genes have not mutated so they in the last 30 years to make is more greedy. and to those behavioral econom
CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
composite gained 1.7%. on top of 4 1/2% the day before. india's bombay sensex up 1 1/2%. guy johnson, what's happening in europe? >> mark, we are trading higher. i just want to point out that it is on staggeringly like volume. nobody is out there. just take a look at the clips going through the european market are incredibly light at the moment. so when you look at what you're seeing here on the screen, you've got to bear that in mind. i kind of want to walk you around europe and talk about the stories we're watching. in london, justice blackburn ruled today that english courts do not have the jurisdiction to force creditors of lehman europe to accept the wind-up for them. that's highly significant because pwc, pushing through that wind-up order, now says that it could take a decade town wind the assets of lehman europe. bear that in mind when you come up this anniversary which we're rapidly approaching of the lehman collapse. let's go over to germany where all the talk is about what happens with gm europe, opel. talk is this board meeting taking place today with gm. the indications are th
HLN
Aug 21, 2009 12:00pm EDT
are a growing trend in countries with electricity problems. they are expected to sell well in india where electricity supply can be erratic. the phone being told in kenya will cost about $35. similar solar powered phones will be sold soon in other markets such as asia, europe, and latin america as well. >>> there is a little bit of neverland at the california state fair. three carnival rides that were on michael jackson's ranch are now there. every friday of the fair the first 5,000 people through the gates will get a golden ticket good for a free ride on one of the former neverland staples. today is the kickoff for that event. it runs through september 7th, if you're interested. >>> happening today, the mother of caylee anthony is in court. who the accused killer wants to testify at her murder trial and who casey anthony wants to keep off the stand as the state tries to prove that she killed her own daughter. more details after the break. )$. we're keeping a close eye on the situation where the prudential center has been evacuated. this is the tallest building in the city. local affiliat
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 1:00pm EDT
that they are all from india. now, you have 60% unemployment in iraq why the heck are we bringing in foreign workers? you ought to put some people from iraq to work. it just seems that there are no requirements in the contracts that would help the overall cause of putting people to work and stabilizing that country. from your own attendance there, your own observations on the ground, what you think needs to be done first and the fastest? >> i think the first thing we need to do is to encourage the department of defense to make this one of their highest priorities. we have spent in contracting $103 billion, in afghanistan $20 billion, in kuwait $8 billion. we have spent $12.7 billion in countries is supporting afghanistan. what we know is that we do not have enough contract office representatives agreed we do not have enough quality assurance representatives. we do not have enough log cap support officers. we do not have enough people watching the contractors. we have 70% of our contract going to subcontractors. our law in this country makes it a requirement that we can only oversee the subcontractor
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